Hotel Colle Etrusco Salivolpi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... beautiful stained glass windows. We then drove to Castello Di Fonterutoli where we had a wine tasting. We tried wines from the mazzei estates in belguardo, chianti and zisola. They were all red wines and quite dry, I'll stick to moscato. We spent the night at osteria pastececi restaurant tasting the local cuisine. We had mixed crostini followed by pastas. Then the best bit was a chocolate ...
... the streets, coming across so many exquisite buildings....most of them old and worn of course, but the architecture is still beautiful with archways, carved stone, wooden doors with large door knockers or handles, and iron work. This is what I love about European cities, just wandering and admiring the buildings....not knowing what is at the next turn....there is one that catches my eye which the entire exterior has been hand-painted and is stunning.
... for bags…really not sure how hard it is to allocate when you only have five to choose from! Finally it's allocated and our bags are out quickly. Off to buy the train tickets and work out the train system. Tickets obtained, finding the train proved a little harder. Following the signs they just stopped, only needed one more and the station was at the end. Found out to validate the ticket ( should have remembered this from earlier trips) and on the ...
... We then picked up our car, a convertible Fiat, and headed to Tuscany (avoiding all roads that were by permit only). Thanks to our GPS we made it to our B&B which is a winery down a dirt road. It has been a rainy day today so we decided to venture to San Gimignano which is a medieval looking town. I wanted to go wine tasting but Steve wanted to go look ...
... emptied pretty quick. Thanks Dianne for your champagne (this is Laurie typing). The total with a very generous tip because of the freebies and the handsome owner was E35.00 each.
So, ciao for now. Gotto go wake up the sleeping beauties and wave fresh pizza in their face.
Oh, and there are 4 bottles of wine waiting in the fridge.
Love and hugs and miss our hubbies,
Laurie and Dianne